Girls are back.
The puck stops here
Men’s and women’s extramural teams gear up for games and tourneys.
out on DVD.
puts students in
Monday, November 29, 2004
Conestoga College, Kitchener
— No. 26
CSI launches Operation Take Care RYAN CONNELL
various homeless shelters and soup kitchens like the St. John’s soup kitchen after they put together to
Kitchener’s homeless can use a
Students Inc. (CSI)
students to donate items that will
be used in care packages for people on the streets.
during the winter months. CSI plans to run Operation Take Care throughout the school year
because there are people out there
are less fortunate and can’t
afford to take care of themselves,”
“I think everybody at Conestoga College should get involved in something,” Phan said. “Especially
hygiene products that students can donate include things
razors and shaving cream, soap and
the kits with other student volunteers
free time to
help others in need. There arc lots
of people out there who are cold and they need support from people
and mouthwash, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, nail clippers and hair elastics. Toques, mittens, gloves and scarves are being collected during the winter months. to distribute
toothpaste, brushes or combs, floss
Wismer said she plans
just during the Christmas
feels forgotten, so it’s that’s
month at the CSI where students could donate their new and old socks to the homeless to help ward off the cold
Take Care help
of those things (that care packages)
drive earlier this
nice to do and needs to be done,” Wismer said. Wismer and Phan began a sock
Dolly Phan, a first-year public relations student, are
0 to 15 care packages.
CSI director Jessica Wismer. a third-year marketing student, and CSI self-serve area employee
starting the Operation
“Someone who doesn’t neces-
Students (Photo by
First-year public relations student Dolly
marketing student, show
of the items collected
Wismer, a third-year Operation Take Care.
items for the care packages can bring them to the board of directors’ office located inside the Sanctuary.
supports college By JENNIFER
Meat Shops has donated $50,000 to Conestoga College’s Waterloo campus hospitality pro-
best,” he said. “It has always
The money, which will be granted over five years, will go towards purchasing new equipment for the
tion will help to raise the status of
said she thinks the dona-
food and beverage management program’s dining room and the bar-
food and beverage management program. “As they upgrade the equipment
the years go by, equipment
needs to be
Town, executive director of development and alumni relations at the
and are able
as a result of the
more attention to those programs.” The Voisin family generously
“So they will get whatever is needed to upgrade the dining room and whatever is required for the
the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation
Improvements will include an awning for the dining room and a new ice machine and refrigerator in
of Canada, the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation, the United Way and the Waterloo Region Food Bank. In the past, Voisin and Meat Shops have made significant contri-
butions to the college, including the
culinary arts program.”
Meat Shops, said “the make this con-
establishment of the
scholarships in the school of busi-
ness and donations to the college’s
golf classic tournament.
food industry and like to support the college, in the
especially in this particular area.
promote food and
everything related to dining.”
cussions with Voisin that he
supporter of college president John Tibbits’ vision for the future. Voisin, whose company many Conestoga College
has hired students,
have cost Conestoga around $3,000 to $5,000. They’ve always been very generous,” said Town. In
engineering technology students
a land survey using a
thanks to a Christmas
Other students, faculty and sup-
tree is a long-standing tradition that
and buy a gift for that child. will go out and purchase the gifts for the ornaments that are left on the tree after Dec. 10.
has been with Conestoga for
with children under the age of 15.
Dec. 10, students
register their child's
be renamed to acknowledge
child might want for Christmas.
a suggestion for
feel good.” said CSI genmanager Judy Dusick.
port staff pick an ornament off the
for another year to help students
with children can go
then placed on the tree out-
The Christmas Wishtree
holiday season a
age and gender as well as write
Dickieson and Laura Knight gather informa-
Shops' charitable contribution, the Waterloo campus dining room will donation.
CSI helps makes Xmas wishes come true
easier for students with children,
they provided the
lunch for the golf classic, which
timing was right” to
(Photo by Benjamin Richmond)
ornament representing the
ornament and the unwrapped gift can be returned to the CSI office. On Dec. 15, the gifts will be ready to be picked up by the parents. “It’s very heartwarming when the parents come in and are grateful for the
to Dusick, the
least the past
Last year, 53 children were given a gift thanks to
faculty and support staff.
staff and the faculty
students are just so generous here,” said Dusick
their child for the tree
Room B2 1
can go to the 1
Nichole Jiminez, event programmer.
— SPOKE, November 29, 2004
XXX-rated CSI event has the good, bad and ugly
Now deep thoughts ...with Random
questions answered by
random students me
By STEPH BAULK
combination of food you’ve ever eaten?
I’m sitting on a darkened stage in complete silence with my eyes closed. I’m listening to a voice telling me to relax every bone in
of more than 350 students
through the roof. But that's not to
whole hypnosis thing was completely bogus. But as the show went on I began to change my
Sanctuary on Nov. 18,
to be hypnotized
to see if
would be able to live and be able to
under his must admit,
had doubts about the whole thing from the start, but I couldn’t pass up an definitely
audience didn’t respond
He had them
was a little nervous, but I think I had every right to be. This man is a XXX-rated hypnotist. I could only imagine what kind of things he would make me do if I did fall
imitating the act of sex with everybody and everything, he had them masturbating. If you can think of it, the hypnotist had them doing it. Lee had one man on stage moon
into a hypnotic state.
phrase "Breakaway Tours.”
off that stage at the begin-
don’t think anybody
was not pretty. Lee had the people on stage thinking they were receiving the
as the people under hypnosis did it
everything Lee demanded, and
stage and Lee
The crowd laughed
had two of
men who were under
opportunity to put hypnosis to the
to his reputation
able to get hypnotized.
ence up on stage and had him take his shirt off. He put whipped cream on his bare chest and around
The sexual content and vulgarity of the show went absolutely
Tony Lee, XXX hypnotist. I had been waiting for
ning of the show
wasn’t able to hypnotize me.
and I’m about
his crotch area, then
body, a voice telling
show moved on and Lee make the remaining people on stage perform on command, I became increasingly relieved he
able to obtain closure.
mind would do
people did on stage I
to the conclusion
just wasn’t the right person to be
to those people
up on stage and stayed up
throughout the show. You are
do the things you did, entertaining hundreds of people, you deserve a little really brave,
Tony Lee, don’t worry. Lee
returning in April to put on another
and I am. I’m feeling sleepy, but I'm wondering if it’s because I'm about to be hypnotized, or if it's from the long hours of work I had been putting in that week. He’s moving on with the show and he’s telling me and the other people up there with me that we are all very hot, and getting hotter by the second, and I was. tired,
mixed a peanut butter and jam sandwich with pickles and cheese. It
was sweating. 1 was so hot I felt was suffocating. Was I so hot because Lee was telling me I’m hot, or because I'm sitting in a small room filled to capacity and I'm wearing a sweater? I
ate ketchup chips
Lee is cold. Did out,
just feel chills running
body? was hard to tell whether
once ate pizza with chunky peanut butter.” Ashley Collins “I
I would figure out if whole thing is a complete joke, or if I would really be hypnotized and possibly make a fool of myself. And then it happened. Lee told everyone on stage as soon as he gave the command they would be
point where this
and feeling the wind
to start driving
chicken and pancakes.”
waited for the
(Photo by Kate Battler)
After dancing for a birthday
Robbie Bauman gives an unsus-
The moment of
was feeling was a
complete coincidence. The CSI event continued and I figured 1 would soon come to the
falling into the state of if
could figure any of telling
Lee gave the command, and 1 sat I was supposed to be driving a car, but clearly wasn't. I was at Conestoga College in the Sanctuary. was sitting in a chair on the stage. I wished could have been out on that highway driving a car I could there.
never afford, but the truth of the matter was that
thinking this over with
eyes closed sitting I
on my knee. eyes and there’s Lee
feel a tap
me (Photo by Kate Battler)
to get off the stage.
Smile Conestoga, you could be our next respondent!
I went back to my chair in the crowd, feeling slightly disappoint-
The hypnotist had no
Aaron Kendall, being held in place by his two friends, gets some whipped cream licked off of him by one of the hypnotized participants.
— Page 3
Conestoga’s Job Connect program gets award By JANET MORRIS
programs provided at the college. “Conestoga is in touch with the
The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities has given the Job Connect program of Conestoga College an award for service quality.
Conestoga was the only college midwestern and southwestern Ontario to receive one of the six Minister's Award of Excellence in
the service results category.
award was presented at a banquet held on Nov. The award recognizes business I
achieve or exceed
Sherri Tryon. It
employer you can expect quality service from the the public or
market and has excel-
Conestoga’s award was given
The Job Connect program helps unemployed, out-of-school youth ages 15 to 24 receive assistance
finding and maintaining sustainable
Some of the program's services include help with job searches, career planning, coaching and training opportunities. employment.
Employers can use
as a source for recruiting appli-
respect to the Kitchener Job Connect location. Conestoga College offers the
cants to meet their staffing require-
receive a training subsidy.
Dumfries, Guelph, Kitchener and Fergus and Wellington county. The manager for Job Connect said this award speaks to the quality of
ment agency, said Tryon,
program at four Cambridge/North
not a temporary employ-
for providing the skills
and meet a person's career
Sherri Tryon (clockwise from top
and Sonja Roy-Smith, results award on Nov.
OH IP makes
Pamela Jadischke, Heather Mackenzie-Card, David Brown from Conestoga College’s Job Connect program, received a service
eye exam coverage
By CHANTELLE TIMPERLEY
Yearly eye exams for people aged 20 to 64 are no longer being covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP). According to OHIP's website, the decision became effective Nov. 1. and those no longer being covered will have to pay a service fee themselves or have the cost covered by
you’re drinking a can of soda,
a success GLAHARDO
a garbage bin
that choice to recycle
However, there are a
college other than
Robin Apfelbeck, a Waterloo
of you, what do you do?
the blue bins.
optometrist for five years, said con-
look for a recycling bin,
sultations for eye infections like pink
eye will also need to be paid for by
Conestoga College also has a cardboard compactor and a bin for metal and steel, and it
patients at her office.
on Nov. Spoke, first-year marketing student Nicola Parkinson said, “I always see garbage bins filled with recyclable material.” So
which case OHIP would receive two billings - one from the family doctor, and one from the
optometrist for treating the patient.
Apfelbeck said she understands change will be difficult for some.
(Photo by Chantelle Timperley)
Kristopher Desrochers, an engineer from Kitchener, checks out the
(www.durhamregion.com) said the eye exams can cost as
primary health-care provider before
they purchase a pair of eyeglasses.
so the government would have more
such as surgery and long-
under the Ontario Support Program, Ontario Works or the Family Benefits Program will still be covered for eye exams every two years. Disability
term care for seniors.
increasing coverage for
will not affect
aged 20 to 64 with medical conditions affecting the eye, and
they can receive an eye
said the change
ophthalmology servfor anyone with medical condi-
tions or diseases affecting the eye.
Patients of any age with glauco-
They used to only be two years.
who has been
cian for the past 15 years, said he
to their optometrist
or physician for an eye
ered by OHIP.
Anyone with conditions
did not think
be eligible for
coverage, but will have to consult a
an optia bad
is hoped eye exams will be covered under these plans. Kevin Jarvensivu from Lens
Master has been an optician for 12 years and said his store will be reimbursing customers who pay for their eye exams.
“We reimburse them
“Something had was the thing.”
one of the lower said to
go, and this
usually about 50 per cent,” he said.
“Eye exams run about $60-$80, depending on the optometrist." He said he sees the change as being permanent and he does not think
“Eye exams other medical eye
Waterloo. According to a
People aged 20 to 64 were targeted because many have a benefit plan at their place of employment, and it
disease, strabismus, retinal disease,
www.durhamregion.com article, some optical stores will reimburse customers for an eye exam if they purchase a pair of glasses.
stores will reimburse customers if
Dalton McGuinty made the change
done at the college? Cheryl Vogan. in physical resources, said concerns have been raised by students that the
"1 know it’s going to be hard some people who can’t afford
In an article written
family doctor for a referral to an optometrist,
of people won’t both-
exams,” said depend on the
individual whether or not ority."
and they are always full. As a result, Martins Building Maintenance, who runs housekeeping, has gone around the college and re-evaluated the locations of the bins. There should now be three recycling bins and a garbage can together at each location.
labeled glass, paper or
cans and plastics.
said having the bins
to recycle a lot easier for students
and staff. Housekeeping is also finding out which parts of the college need extra bins and which do not.
The ministry guideline
cling says that as a facility, the
college has to divert 60 per cent its waste from the Conestoga College
recycling bins are not together
Vogan said. comes from the
diverting 62 per cent,
“The bulk of
students and their initiative to
outdated furniture. People can also take old projects
wood from the woodworking building for firewood. However, only certain woods may be recycled because of certain glues used on some projects. or scrap
Students or staff should see Franklin
the school of engi-
working building to get scrap wood, but must have their own container or box to carry the
Groundskeeping also does their part in recycling by taking yard waste and leaves and putting them back into the forest to provide it with a new floor and natural
Although housekeeping empties the bins twice a week, they are not always aware if the bins are full before then.
said students with sug-
notice a bin
always welcome to go to physical resources in 2A105 and talk to them. full are
She reiterated the college would not be surpassing the ministry’s guidelines of diverting 60 per cent of waste from the landfill without help from students and staff.
"They're what is making program a success."
— SPOKE, November 29, 2004
system need of change
Ontario’s electoral system
need of reform, and Premier
promising changes. His Liberal party’s platform reads, “After consulting with the public, we will hold a referendum on whether we should is
keep the winner-take-all voting system or replace
to state that alternatives to
our current voting system
could include some form of proportional representation. As a result Ontario will have an independent citizen’s assembly on electoral reform. It
be up to the assembly to assess Ontario’s first-past-themember plurality. This system works by
post system, or single
awarding the person with the most votes in each electoral district a seat in the House of Commons. This means that candidates do not need to receive more than 50 per cent of the vote to be elected.
Our current system was designed at a time when there were only two political parties, which guaranteed the winning party would always have more than 50 per cent of the vote. Now, with three
winner can have as little as 33 per cent plus one vote. In ridings where four parties are active, as little as 26 per cent of the vote can put a party into parliament. Conservatives, and the
46 per cent of ended up with 70 per cent of the seats. Fewer than half the MPPs elected received more than 50 per In Ontario’s last election, the Liberals received
Keeping source confidential
is journalists’ right
the popular vote, but
cent of the votes in their ridings.
been determined by the popular vote, the results would have meant the Liberal party would have formed a minority government, followed closely by the Conservatives. The NDP and the Green Party would hold the balance of power, with the Liberal party needing the help of the the proportion of seats
left-swinging parties to pass resolutions.
contempt of court on Nov. 17 and
the public’s trust.
face a fine or jail term
poor care practices simple, and
it is the best system wins a percentage of the votes, it receives the same percentage of seats in legislature. A party would require a majority of the votes to win a majority government. Quoting Elections Canada's official statement, available at elections. ca, on the future of voting: “The success of the Canadian electoral system is due in part to its ability to adapt to and reflect changing circumstances. Electoral laws have evolved and will continue to evolve as various legislative provisions are
If a party
becoming disillusioned with our voting system, and the number of people voting is relatively low considering voters make the decisions for our country.
Proportional representation would reflect the voters’ wishes,
Hamilton retirement home.
He was subpoenaed
to testify in a
he was ordered by
one of two people at
which he was
the identity of the second person,
one he had promised
should be signed and include the name and telephone number of the writer. Writers will be contacted
no one would want
freedom of the Peters that
tion as the
what help us
Journalism has had some black
their sources confidential
reporters being caught
up sources and quotes. However,
Journalists have the right to keep
was simply standing up
hand accounts of what
background information and
protecting the identity of a
would never have been writOur sources give us story ideas,
did the right thing by refusing to
Without sources, many important
believe that he
reveal his source.
have the right to
Keeping our sources
the public that
can be trusted.
of Conestoga College
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and then takes
impressed with Peters’ jour-
reserves the right to edit any
media promises con-
sources. If the
Is published and produced weekly by the Journalism students
promise for almost 10 years.
letters to the
also applaud Peters.
Peters not only promised confi-
told the judge.
reaffirmed the principle that pro-
doing so would ultimately reveal
also refusing to disclose
her job, relationship and reputation
information to journalists and that’s
what Peters had
Hamilton and public
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the villa against the former region
of Hamilton-Wentworth, the city of
paper's editor-in-chief, told them
dentiality but he has
meeting took place
when Dana Robbins,
$15. 5-million civil suit launched by
and replace a flawed voting system.
of abuse and
to reflect societal change.”
Canada’s electoral system is considered to be one of the best, and is a reflection of the Canadian people. Too many voters are
Close to 100 Spectator journalists
community and that's where sources come in. Sometimes a source puts his or going on
provincial election. for Ontario
assembly organized by McGuinty
the public has the
Peters wrote a series of newspa-
the first things
per stories in 1995 based on sensi-
journalist should do.
because he did something every
an important com-
ponent of our
our voting system, and look for alternatives. If the assembly recommends a new voting system, it will be taken to voters in a referendum to be held before or in conjunction with the next
Spectator reporter, was cited for
Conestoga has a DEAK
visions, like he has, into
Conestoga College has a long history and changing lor the future
doesn’t have to
Ted Spicer, a liberstudies and communications to
teacher, the college has a history
needs to be celebrated, not frowned upon.
don’t have to take anything
away from our
from history are doomed the
Spicer has been teaching for 39 years and said he felt new visions
were good for the college, but visions from the past are just as important. “’’President (John) Tibbits, rightly so,
says the college should have visions,
vision, as it was designed 37 years ago, might be obsolete," he said. "It's not obsolete;
hostile takeover. Before Conestoga College became a college, the individual campuses in Stratford,
dents enrolled. Spicer described the creation of Conestoga College as a
said Spicer. "History bears repeal-
ing and people
up on the
Conestoga College had 750
history, we need to from our history and we do not have to re-invent anything,”
mean we have
Guelph, Cambridge and Waterloo were adult re-training centres. A
was also located in Clinton. (Waterloo campus) had
history worth province decided to turn the adult
welding, machine shop and meat cutting.
Thousands of become part of the
teachers had to
the act of mastery teaching, that
boards didn't because they thought we were a strange creature and didn’t tit in." The Waterloo re-training centre had 1,400 students who went to school 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Classes were offered in three
around the clock
in the late
1960s that the
improvement. From planned events
many feel that some changes could make their to services offered,
school as they
Most of us go to our classes and head straight home, only to do the same thing all over again the next day. Occasionally
between classes or on our lunch break when a guest
speaker or activity
one appearance at one of the monthly Thursday night events held by Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI). But overall, there just isn’t the student
expect to find
more enjoyable. “I think we need a good on-campus pub and restaurant with a main weekly event,” says Amanda Silva, college experience
of students see
student Ashley Karpowicz agrees.
a place where we can hang out, study and still have a good time,” the 17-year-old says. The Sanctuary provides this type
of environment, but during the qui-
RYAN CONN ELL
grows in size in remembrance of the hundreds of people who die from AIDS in Canada each year. thread, the quilt
us meet other students
time that were created by peo-
community who were
quilt is constructed
of more than 600 3-x6-foot panels,
each dedicated to the
someone who has died of AIDS. Eight panels are sewn together to represent a single
2-foot square area
called a section in the panel.
than 90 panels will be on display.
There is six panels in one section were made by or for people in the Waterloo region and Wellington county. The new additions were added to the quilt in June 2003. As of Nov. 15 the quilt had already been taken to eight high that
to serve their geo-
degree-granting Institute of
Learning (ITAL), the student base will expand even farther, with hopes the school will attract more students from around the world. the
College trained students to achieve a high skill level in courses such as
students could only pass
way students feel the make a good first impression to new students. "We didn’t really have much of a Frosh Week,” says Shawn Smart.
the success of
felt individualized learning could lower the high attri-
tion rates of colleges ties
"But under mastery teaching, stuin one group until they
dents stayed got
third aspect Spicer felt
important was individualized learn-
which meant students moved
through the education system
own pace. “We are not allowed
the luxury of
now," he said.
across the province.
“This college could learn from the experience of
our graduates ized learning,
many thousands of
who had who were
taught on a
“You do it until you get it right!” “We do not have to re-invent some of the things some people at the college want to re-invent
because they didn’t even did
before,” he said.
people talking about the way we used to do it and you think, oh they’re stuck in the past. That’s not
criticism Spicer has
versities, students either pass or fail
true of anything like politics or reli-
gion. History bears repeating.”
we need more options who aren’t really inter-
addition to the
learning resource centre that pro-
She suggests 'that new clubs, such as a photography club, could
Hohl thinks even more seating and a wider variety of resources would
a first-year police foundations
be beneficial to students
in the activities the
hangout where they can unwind after a long day of classes. hours
needs more organized clubs. “We have a few and that’s great.
given to students who need to do school work at the col-
lege in the evenings.
“We need more computer
with computers that have
necessary programs Hohl says.
research and assignments.
Changes like the ones students have suggested would dip into the pockets of the college and CSI to cover costs such as staff wages, increased security and major renovations to the college. It is
possible, though, that
taken seriously, the
money could be
Specialty programs such as Photoshop, Quark, Corel Draw and
lege tenfold and in the end be a
Auto Cad are on computers
worthwhile investment. This
many of which
returned to the col-
the students want,
they get what they ask for they’re
going to take
locked outside of class hours.
the centre for studying and doing
"There were some good events but I’d like to see more, like have live bands perform.” extended hours
increase the student involvement in
Overall, students are looking for
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
broadcasting student, in the Nov. 22,
2004 issue of SPOKE:
HIV and AIDS."
on technology to keep us in touch. What goes on behind the scenes to bring this information
As we move
more and more into logical age, it seems
ference in the global fight against
TV, the news-
paper or the Internet to lead us to things that are important.
instantly into the Sanctuary is not something accomplished with the snap of a finger. In fact, when it became obvious that we wouldn’t get the broadcast on in time, I requested those working on it to stop - to observe the silence at - and then to continue a.m.
public health department, says she
hopes people will think more carefully about their actions when they
bringing the rest of the service to
of character and personal will to
sincerely, that the lack of technol-
lives better for
time and for the rest of us
ogy didn't prevent a single dent from acknowledging the
also on display in
The Sunnybrook Medical Centre
tion for the quilt in
Kitchener- Waterloo last year but
died from AIDS.
Roedding says the majority of panwere made in dedication to different gay men whereas new infec-
virus according to a surveillance
show that the number of w'omen and children with the disease is on the rise. "The planning committee chose the sections (that are on display) tion rates
have a connection with Waterloo Region and demonstrate that
report by Health
8,000 lives that are taken every day in*the world
Almost 38 million people
ple every minute.
HIV and AIDS
organization that works to foster
Canadians tested positive for HIV and 218 people were diagnosed with the AIDS
healing, heighten awareness and to inspire action in the fight against
HIV and AIDS
They wouldn't have or Internet connec-
show them what was right or how to show the proper respect for an occasion. They used the tion to
resources they had
were thankful to see another day. We’re all disappointed that our let us down prior to Remembrance Day ceremonies. As the gap widens between those who served and those who appreciate what has gone on before them, we do rely
with HIV," Roedding said. In 2003, 2,482
what technology my grandfathers had to take them into the First World War. In fact, my understanding was they took with them grit, courage, strength
see the quilt.
Spicer said he
don’t have the time and luxury to it. We’re all told we have a semestered system and if you fail, you fail. Come on back and pay your money again," said Spicer.
“Many colleges and universities may still promote this, but they do
somewhere in Spicer. “What docs fall
ested in those clubs,” Latimer says.
Day, a day dedicated to urging peo-
on World AIDS
ple to get involved in
being shown for the
"Professors plot everyone’s mark bell curve. They must have so
a better college
our programs,” Kaipowicz adds. A Frosh Week with more activi-
because when they see it, they realize it could be them,” she said.
affected by the
over, but the
graphic area. is
case locally-made panels for the ple in the
and the midnight students would just be going home.” At that time, the college primari-
ing students to retreat to one of the
Dianne Roedding. a public health nurse from the Region of Waterloo
intake," said Spicer. "I
cafeterias or elsewhere.
787 King St. W.. will be holding a public viewing of the Canadian AIDS memorial quilt in celebration of World AIDS Day on Dec. 1. The quilt, which will be on display from 6 to 9 p.m., will show(KCI), located
to teach at 7 a.m.
achieved an 80 per cent or higher.
"The school ran on
Another aspect of the college’s
schools in the Kitchener- Waterloo
Ashleigh Latimer, a 19-year-old first-year early childhood educa-
area and will finish
Sanctuary's doors are locked, forc-
Quilting to halt the By
education student. First-year general arts and science
you can incorpo-
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depending on the grade curve.
the fact that faculty learned to be
"County want us
that’s a high skill level,"
history Spicer feels
Today, Conestoga’s students
One strength Spicer said he felt came out of 24-hour training was
always been with a local school board, and at that time, local school boards became county school said
“We trained many of the who built Bruce Power, a
college, resulting in post-secondary
re-training centres in Ontario over
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the viewers in the Sanctuary.
All of us at the
others to enable
us to have the things today, to enjoy
in the free-
do, including the right to
speak their mind w'hen they strongly about something.
In the words of the late Sir Winston Churchill, “We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.”
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Plus-sized clothing at petite prices? By DENISE MULLER
woman who wears a size 14 you probably live in constant fear of being stuck in a baggy sweater and sweat pants or the dreaded muumuu because most stores don’t carry your size or it costs too much. There are a fair number of plus-sized you’re a
Zellers also carry the bigger
ladies, but the
more expensive? Sorry rumours are true, it’s no
government conspiracy, bigger clothes need more fabric. But, then why can stores like Old Navy and Zellers keep their prices so low? The assistant manager at Addition-Elle on 46 Pinebush Rd. in Cambridge said stores like Old Navy buy their merchandise in bulk from overseas. Stephanie Ndhlovu, 24, said AdditionElle also purchases its merchandise from overseas but buys it select. “I feel the quality here. (Addition-Elle)
a little more guaranteed,” she said. “You can wash it a thousand times and it is
The store manager at Pennington’s Wearhouse on 600 Hespeler Rd. in Cambridge said the reason some of the plus-sized clothes are more expensive is because they are tailored to the plus-sized female body and are cut differently than plus-sized clothes originally intended for a regular-sized body.
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consumers) don’t want
people’s clothes,” said Noria Jones, 45.
“They don’t want clothes that look like tents.” Jones said Pennington’s has really
Zellers only car-
14 to 20 and Old
15 to 21.
Don’t think Reitmans or Sears are your ticket to the bigger sizes either.
They only and
Pennington's goes up to 32. If
you’re looking for dress pants to go
with that dress
don’t have any. At Sears, they’re only is OK if you and your grandma want matching elastic waistbands. At Old Navy the pants run from $29.50 to $46.50 and $36 to $50 at Reitmans. Pennington’s and Addition-Elle are both selling theirs for $39.99 and $49.99. or two for $79.99 at Addition-Elle only. At Sears, another downside is the sizes
vary by manufacturer.
only be a 14
team leader said a
Joanne Cavan, is
in her 40s. said
ship cards available for the frequent shop-
are available in the
store for $24.
sections of the
and can be used when an item
sale as well. If
you’re more of a casual dresser and
your tees and jeans. Old Navy and Zellers are the places to go. Although Pennington’s, Addition-Elle and Sears do like
carry casual garb, their prices are too steep or their selection too limited.
Several attempts were
Old Navy, comment.
representatives from Zellers and
but no one
you are a low-price shopper, expect pass on that fashion top you just fell
might not come
love with, because
articles of clothing available at
your size at that big box store. Or, you might have to come back another day to find what you want. Also, you may find what you’re looking for, but the underwear section is on the other side of the store and the jewelry, pyjamas and winter wear are at opposite ends.
give them something
they can go out clubbing in when they're with their skinny friends, who are dressed nice and sexy, they can do the same thing,” Jones said.
“getting better at styles and the
amount of clothes we’re getting in.” Although there aren't any free memberper,
styles are designed for the older lady.
(Photo by Denise Muller)
Noria Jones, the manager of
16 in the Jessica
At Old Navy, prices range from $12.99 to $68 for a blazer, compared to $39.99 to $99.99 at Addition-Elle, $39.99 to $69.99 at Pennington’s, $34,99 to $70 at Reitmans and $89.99 to $149.99 at Sears. Even a more common and basic item, like a fashion top, has a wide ranging price across the board. At Zellers, the prices range from $12.97 to $29.97; at Old Navy, $22.50; Sears. $24.99 to $54.99; Reitmans, $17.99 to $50; Pennington’s, $19.99 to $39.99 and Addition-Elle, $10 to $49.99.
carry 14 to 22 and 16 to 24, consecutively.
have the better
Sears have a plus-sized section, but their
So, the big question
Although Zellers ($19.97) and Old
and Addition-Elle Pennington’s are plus-sized clothing stores with bulky prices. Reitmans and like
wanting more. Readers might be interested to know that Reitmans owns Addition-Elle and
VOICE YOUR OPINION
so small that the
minimal, and not very fash-
The other problem
aren’t exactly petite.
selection and quality leave the
the plus sizes aren’t always available.
sizes for a smaller price, but generally the
section in the store
area, but a lot of the plus-sized prices
shirts at Sears $44.99, but the plus-sized
prices, the pickings are
prices aren't any slimmer. Stores like
carry plus sizes in the Kitchener- Waterloo
middle, you might just be prone to running over to Old Navy, Zellers or Sears. But then you will run into some other
Both stores also have regular promotions and sales every week or every two weeks.
Each store has a free membership program that not only notifies the customer of sales two weeks in advance, but also allows her to receive 10 per cent off of all merchandise on and around her birthday.
well, with the
membership, one point
allotted for every dollar spent at the
points have accumulat-
awarded to the member. “So when you come in the door, we can greet you and tell you. ‘this is our promoed, a
gift certificate is
tion for the day,”’ said Jones.
Both stores also have a no-hassle return policy.
you're not satisfied
with your purchase, simply return
Jones said Pennington’s stands behind
what they “It
sell. if it’s on sale, or you ago or you’ve worn it five
rummaging through muddled racks in that your size is hidden somewhere
However, make sure you hang on to your receipt. The staff at both stores is committed to the customer and wants to help them find
everything they are looking
not forget about the relentless
empowering women and how
woman doesn’t mean you have to wear a muumuu or a tent,” she said. “You can
about their body,” said Ndhlovu.
you want to fill your wardrobe with clothes from Zellers, Old Navy and Sears, you might end up with an empty closet. Whereas, if you want to fill your wardrobe with clothes from AdditionElle, Pennington’s and Reitmans, you might end up with an empty wallet. With dress shirts starting at $29.99 to $49.99, or two for $79.99 at Addition-Elle and $22.99 to $46 at Reitmans, and Pennington's landing somewhere in the If
That’s the promise.”
Pennington’s seem like a haven
to be like
Hilfiger. but not that expensive.”
when it cany lots
of casual wear, dress wear, formal wear,
underwear, bras, jewelry and winter wear and it's all wrapped up in one nice little store-sized package. “One of the great things about Pennington's is, we like to be a one-stop lingerie,
shop," said Jones.
Both Addition-Elle and Pennington’s carry
(maximum), a clothing
very excited about their curves,
celebrating their curves, and that’s something that
to take part in
dress them well.”
Ndhlovu said the clothes are not just custom made for the consumer’s body but also for their attitude and how they feel. “It
doesn't matter what size you are,”
geared towards the 15- to 35-year-old age group. The clothes are chic, and as Jones
called them, fashion-forward.
“It’s about enriching yourself, enriching your mindset about what and
and how you look.”
you have often found yourself
the familiar tune
You for Being a Friend, you'll be happy to learn the first season of Golden Girls was released on DVD on Nov. 23.
comedy, which aired from 1985 to follows the daily
four single, senior
approaches her teacher for tance.
Nursing student Heather Henderson, 30, for instance, said she has always found the Golden
ing not copulating.
can relate to
especially to Dorothy because she
deals with her aging mother just as I
or private tutorials in his
bed. With the help of her friends,
Blanche passes the exam, by studyReferences to the Golden Girls have even become mainstream with characters on the highly rated
drama The O.C. comparing
their personalities to
sunny Miami Beach. Fla. Blanche Devereaux is a man-eat-
science and nursing student, asked,
did not die with the series finale in
1992; any true devotee of the Golden Girls cannot deny the parallel plot structure between it and the recent hit Sex and the City. The premise is the same; four
after falling into
forced to look
roommates. Rose Nylund. a small-town widow, and Dorothy Zbornak, a divorced teacher, answer her ad. Later, Dorothy’s for
forced to join the trio
after her nursing
home burns down.
work through various dilemmas: Blanche’s expanding waistline, Rose’s job loss and Dorothy's fling with her ex-husband. In all cases,
hilarious, said Evie
“1 like the is
Golden Girls because
one of 25 Blanche is dev-
plans to marry
a bigamist. Her
roommates provide solace
her heartache, and Blanche soon realizes her friends are all the sup-
port she needs.
Fans of the show can easily be
HANCOCK Back yet
stomach can't handle some
work makes such an
impact on listeners.
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In the second track
Love You More, listeners to assume
rapping about his ex-wife
be a typical role for though. He can always be
how bad his relawas and how he just can’t get away from the media. The media is part of the entertainment world. So many stars want to be left alone and yet, media coverage
childhood was, tionship
lyrics are, as usual, quite
plays a massive part in their rise to
dark and angry. Well,
before from the
says in the song that he
are probably tired of
hearing about his situation with his ex.
something else for a change? It's
some forms of media a
photos and so on, but
definitely original to create
songs and almost paint a -picture with the colourful lyrics, but in the
song Crazy In Love the words.
can be seen of people with gunshot wounds and blood seeping into
doesn’t seem appropriate.
artists get their 15
minutes of fame,
What a wonget when some-
when one of the images to be seen in the CD’s booklet is Eminem pointing a handgun into a crowd of people who were applauding him in the flip-
ping to the following pages images
has got to
white picket fence.
somehow and I’m guessing because the majority of his CDs are just like Encore, but typically fads get old and soon the famous rapper will have to find dollars it’s
Although she will never lead a normal life due to his celebrity status,
her happy. in
season of the Golden
available at Future
daughter, and so he should. It is compelling to hear how he's trying to give her the life he never had.
are friends to travel
the road and back again.
to intrigue his audience.
be sitting on to
truly enjoy his
decide music or
three stars out of
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The song Rain be one of the more
enjoyable tracks for that very rea-
include a husband, a dog and a
time - don’t delay!
comment about President George W. Bush. He raps, “When am I gonna come to son.
senses? Probably the day
Bush comes to my defenses.” The popular track Just Lose It has also stirred up, yes, you guessed it, more controversy. The music video shows Eminem
while he raps the
previous photograph. Then,
female audience that
one picks up a microphone and
Jackson has been seen wearing and is seen on a bed with children
derful fixation fans
clad in identical attire as Michael
hard to compile a positive
enjoyable, despicable, disgraceful,
get the positive coverage. It’s
he explains a lot of
sense of humour.
share a quirky and sarcastic-
whether he was writing these words for the listening pleasure of his fans, or for his young daughter Hailie. One admirable thing about Eminem is that he doesn’t com-
The album has been packed with 20 tracks and a three-track bonus CD is included. A bonus CD is usually used for marketing purposes.
and then absolutely despise his music the next.
With a whopping 12 minutes and 16 seconds of bonus material,
with the fewest superficial similar-
pee go da doing doing doing," had
can be a huge fan one week
can be assumed they’ll be getting something great.
some harsh words. Although in the song Ass Like That, the lyrics. “You make my pee
one turned to need advice. Carrie and Sophia, the two
Rue McClanahan, Betty White, Beatrice Arthur and Estelle Getty starred in the hit comedy the Golden Girls. The first season of the show is now available on DVD. Clockwise from the
guess I’m one of those people
fans hear the
the fact that he’s trying to
What about those who are trying to like Eminem, but simply can’t seem to let his lyrics wrap around
and Miranda both possess pragmatic dogmas about life and love
their neatly pressed clothing.
songs should be filled with rainbows and fluffy bunnies, to say all
be thrilled with his album Encore that was released in early November.
and Charlotte are somewhat naive, but they also have the sweetest temperaments of the members in
give off a very' positive image. Not
wanna slit your wanna sex,” don't
of the images he creates.
for the opposite sex,
and are often the
relate to their lives.
For instance, in one episode Blanche must return to college and complete a few credits before she is eligible for a promotion at work. She soon discovers psychology is not her strongest subject and
has finally arrived. Fans. I’m sure, will
a strong passion
throat, the next
Guess who's back.
their prospective groups.
again. That’s right, wickee wickee.
show even bear
good comedy, she said. Although the Golden Girls arc in their golden years, young people just a
discreet about her dalliances.
Eminem’s new By MELISSA
love and money.
ment, said she sees some of herself in Sophia.
in the set,
for the college’s security depart-
midnight chat and cheesecake Blanche’s kitchen. In
living in a big city,
together deal with the tribula-
characters on each
getting into trouble, having fun and
seem really young for their age." Shannon Carey, 26, who works
the predicament is solved over a in
The show’s appealing
Nyyssonen, 23, whose favourite
one who liked the
men?” “Oh yes. Blanche. That’s
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Victoria Cronin, 19, a bachelor of
on 21st century
on my lap...” He then says he was not taking a
stab at Michael, but rather using
as a metaphor. Sure.
a song for Hailie
can be found on the new album. Mockingbird shows the soft spot
has in his heart for his
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allows players to play
in the first per-
humankind from an
Time is tlying by so fast you remember if you arc getting your work done or not. Take it slow; you might be missing some can't
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without you and you're wondering if
with or with-
someone. Stop wondering, you definitely need him or her in your life. out that certain
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consider everything else that a bonus.
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you get an idea
that the first
“They took all the features Halo didn’t have, and they threw it in Halo 2, like being able to carry two guns, being able to jump on vehicles and knock peo-
ple off them.”
said the best thing about
Halo 2 is the game play. “Halo 2 is fun, action-packed,
around and shooting aliens,” he
the fact that they clarified
Get back to work! If you've got time to read the horoscopes you've got time to prepare for exams. You usually put things off to the last minute and just like every time before, you'll be sorry.
good game.” However, Niazmand said he was quite disappointed with the game's ending. Halo 2 ends with an unexit
sold) rather than getting
a day or two after.” Niazmand said BestBuy had 480
of Halo 2 and the normal Halo 2, and about half the stock was sold on the first day. tor’s edition
hype was thanks to the first game. “Halo was put together so well, and people just wanted more, so that's why there’s a lot of hype about Halo 2,” Maloney said. “The fact that Halo 2 took a long time to 2’s
Improved graphics and is
vehicles and weapons; Halo 2
everything Halo fans wanted.
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Here are some signs which might
you or someone you care about
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are feelin' sexy.
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talk yourself outta this
Best-case scenario would be to face the truth and take your licks.
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through another view, and
you can either play
or as their alien ene-
Dan Maloney, 8, a second-year biology student at the University of Waterloo, also said that Halo
wouldn't matter, you're too driv-
to get that promotion.
know what you want
and you're going to get
ing of Halo 2 and features on deleted cinematic scenes and characters,
said another big thing
includes anpther disk that contains
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Niazmand about Halo 2
“In Halo 2, you can actually play of
Halo; they kept the same
special content including the
other players from around the world.
copies of both the limited collec-
Get out the have
Reza Niazmand, a sales representative for the media and wireless departments at BestBuy’s
crazy glue and put yourself back together.
two guns at the same time, new maps and weapons, new vehicles, and Xbox Live support. Xbox Live allows players to con-
Halo 2 was
"There was such big hype for
Velvet Revolver said you are
stolen, so the produc-
had to start over again. “Halo 2 carries the basic idea
of the new features
said they can't live with or
game,” he said. “The entire storyline behind (the Halo series) is still kind of blurry, even after Halo
nect to the Internet and play with
said one of the reasons
2 kept getting pushed back was because when the game was being produced, some of the
a decent story,”
2 include the ability to hold and use
developed by Bungie Studios and
they said they were going
as the Covenant. 9,
hype about Halo 2 was because of
to (increased interest),” he said.
the sequel to the original
was such an anticipated game. “The fact that they didn’t release
What some may
Kitchener location, said
hype build up
Halo 2. an Xbox game which
them, they're a keeper!
supposed to be released a year ago and that is another reason why it
Halo which was released in 2001. In Halo 2, the player takes the role of a character named Master Chief, a genetically-enhanced soldier, and goes through a variety of missions
or have a pretty good grasp
Released on Nov.
model but your partner thinks
even more." beaten
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Schumacher’s closest competition came from Rubens
action-packed racing season
on Nov. 21
Here are a few If
finished the sea-
14 points, 34 points behind his Ferrari teammate’s 148.
Busch won the 2004 NASCAR Nextcl Cup championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway's
you find that
hints to boost your concentration while you're studying.
You can't decide how to
start - plan ahead and stick to your study schedule. Why? Because study plans make studying easier and ensure that you cover all the material.
Jenson Button, Fernando Alonso and Montoya, a former CART and
Indy 500 champion, rounded out
Busch finished fifth in the race to win his first-ever championship. Jimmie Johnson, who trailed Busch by 18 points going into the
the top five. In total, the
dominated another FI open wheel racing season, winning
You daydream - take
Why? Because breaks
a break and then get back to work.
You never seem to get enough done - set reasonable and achievable goals. can avoid the frustration of trying and failing to meet unrealistic goals.
the final series standings, leaving
to gain 10 points in
eight points shy of the points-
North America’s premier open
Johnson was not the only person in the championship hunt. Prior to the race, Jeff Gordon, a four-time NASCAR champion, was only 21 points behind Busch, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. and 22year-vetcran Mark Martin were
Championship Teams (CART), as
froht of a race
400,000 people. winner,
Although Busch came out of Homestead. Fla. as the series champion, he did have some problems to deal with. Early in the race. Busch’s No. 97 Roush Racing Ford suffered a broken right front wheel, which
just his second year in the
topic for too long.
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a quiet area.
You're disorganized - have all the necessary tools at hand, such as pens, pencils, and paper. Why? So you won't have to interrupt your study time to look for them.
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However, the Vanderbilt cup tory
was not easy
for the 26-year-
old Frenchman, as his teammate,
Bruno Junqueira, who
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race only 27 points behind, fin-
ished second in the race, and sec-
separating the racetrack from
in the points
the third year in a row.
Although the occurrence dropped Busch back to 28th, the 26-yearold managed to keep pace with the rest of the pack by staying on the
Bourdais finished the season with points, winning seven of 14
on the podium for
nine races and starting from the pole-position for eight races.
Canadians Patrick Carpentier and 2003 series champion, Paul Tracy, finished third and fourth, and Mario Dominguez of Mexico rounded out the top five.
with three wins, 10 top five finish-
top 10 finishes, 6,506 points
and more than $4 million ings in 36 races.
NASCAR was not the only
The Formula One (FI) racing series wrapped up its 2004 campaign on Oct. 24, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with Michael Schumacher winning his seventh champi-
Although Juan Pablo Montoya the
major racing series to start their season, as its green flag will drop on April 10 in Long Beach, whereas FI will begin on March 6 in Australia, and NASCAR will start the racing year on Feb. 20 with the Daytona 500.
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racing series running this year.
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by only 81 points, which setup for the closest finish in
enjoyed a successful
also in striking distance.
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two stretches over where he had streaks of winning both five and seven races in a row, or 12 of 13 races com-
places ahead of the champion, but
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Hockey By JAMES CLARK
the day-long event.
Students itching to play competitive hockey for Conestoga College
have received an early Christmas present.
Men's and women’s extramural hockey teams have been formed, with each team possibly playing in three tournaments over the next few months. Both teams played in their first tournament of the year at Humber College on Nov. 19. The men’s team performed well at the tournament, with a 2-2
Last year the men’s and women’s teams played in only one tournament. But, due to increased interest from both the men and women, it was decided to compete in more
aren't having any men’s varhockey and there are a lot of women who were interested in sity
playing more this year,” said Ford.
do well in future tournaments, noting the team has a
The women’s team lost game of the tournament in a shoot-out. They also dropped their second game, but managed grab a victory
of strong forwards. Kevin Clancy, the head coach for the men’s team and former employ-
resources department, said his team
should also do well
ments. “I've seen a lot of varsity teams
while working here and the talent
as any of
those teams,” said Clancy.
wouldn't really say that
have an but
Marlene Ford, the
weak players was above aver-
age across the board.”
Ford said the date of the next tournament has not been finalized, but it has been confirmed both the
was quite impressed with the
women's and men’s team
Ford, adding that
a tournament in February.
skill level,” said
women’s games were
player in the league,
don't have any
rougher than she expected them to
Clancy said his players will be working hard so they do well in
of 16 men’s teams and
women’s teams competed
going to be like our
and women’s teams played
By JON YANEFF
Grey Cup, as he
the Toronto Argonauts to a 27-19
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victory over the B.C. Lions in front
of a sell-out crowd of 51,242
Frank Clair Stadium in Ottawa Nov. 21. Allen, 41, the former Lion, scored a pair of touchdowns on one-yard plunges and threw for another leading the Argos to their 15th Grey Cup championship and first since winning consecutive cups in 1996 and 1997.
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Canadian Football League’s (CFL)
was named game’s most valuable player. In five appearances in the championship, Allen has four Grey Cup rings. His last championship was in 2000 when he won with the Lions. Allen also won the Grey Cup MVP in 1993 when he was with the Edmonton Eskimos. The Lions, led by quarterback all-time passing leader,
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Both the men’s
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The Tragically Hip performed
Allen was the difference
in this year's
during the halftime show, playing
at the rec centre.
Twenty-year veteran comes up big
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Clermont on the first drive of the game. Clermont is the league's and the 2004 Grey Cup’s outstanding Canadian. However, the Lions offence grew lethargic, allowing the Argos to get wide-receiver Jason
rolling as Allen threw a 23-yard
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strong by throwing a touchdown to
Robert Baker to take a 17-10 lead at halftime. Baker had six catches for 101 yards for the
two songs, one of which was their 999 release Courage, which maybe 1
gave some of the players a boost. It
clearly boosted the
early in the third quarter Allen ran for
increasing his team’s lead. In the fourth quarter tried to
by rushing for a seven-yard touchdown. After the score the Lions were twice called for procedure while trying for two point converts. Kicker Duncan O’Mahony then missed the extra point field goal attempt. O’Mahony made two field goals during the game. Toronto’s runnihg-back John Avery rushed for 75 yards on 1 carries while the Lions back, Antonio Warren, carried the ball 1 times for 160 yards rushing.
Dickenson was a suiprise
over the CFL’s most outstanding player,
league with 35 touchdown passes this
suffering a bit from
a shoulder injury so Lions head
coach Wally gave Buono Dickenson the nod since Printers struggled in games the Lions played against Toronto during the regular season.
picked up his
head coach after player for Toronto.
Grey Cup as winning three as a
the first black
Clemons head coach
win the championship. to the Grey Cup by
The Argos got
the heavily favoured Montreal Alouettes 26-18 in their East Montreal during Division championship game. In the Argos regular season finale against Montreal, they got pounded 56-20. Clemons decided to rest some
of his players for the playoffs
defeat but his team beat their division
After Toronto lost this
head coach Wally Buono told the media the loss was an embarrassment to the CFL. After his team lost the
come prepared when
clear the it
Toronto also beat the Hamilton 24-6 in the East
got to the championship
the beating by Saskatchewan Roughriders in the West Division championship 2725 in overtime. The Toronto Argonauts turned around their franchise from bankruptcy in only one year after the league took over the team when former owner Sherwood Schwarz couldn’t pay the team’s bills. Toronto was rescued by new owners David Cynamon and Howard Sokolowski, giving the Argos and their fans reassurance on
and off the field. The Argos celebrated
victory with a parade which